Sean Colgan, PhD

Dr. Colgan is the Director of the Mucosal Inflammation Program and Vice Chairman of the Department of Medicine at the University of Colorado. Dr. Colgan’s research focuses on the identification of novel anti-inflammatory molecules associated with mucosal inflammation. He is one of world’s leading experts on Specialized Proresolving Mediators (SPMs), having served on the faculty at Harvard Medical School in the Center for Experimental Therapeutics under the tutelage of Dr. Charles Serhan, who created the modern field of resolution biology. Dr. Colgan has published more than 170 original papers, served as a Section Editor for the Journal of Immunology, and is a standing member of the GMPB study section at the NIH. He is the previous chairman of the Research Fellowship Award study section for the CCFA and presently serves as the chairman of the CCFA Senior Research Award study section.